1 dead after crash in Manatee County

1 dead after crash in Manatee County
(Source: Associated Press)

PALMETTO, Fla. (WWSB) - One person is dead following a crash Wednesday evening that involved a box truck.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a sedan navigation a left curve on US-41 in Palmetto lost control of the car and crossed into the path of the box truck. Both vehicles came to rest in a median and caught fire.

A 48-year-old man from Palmetto was killed. The driver of the box truck suffered minor injuries.

The crash is under investigation.

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